Leather sheepskin gloves are a traditional type of glove that is very popular for cold winter conditions because they provide the maximum amount of warmth and comfort. There is nothing warmer than real sheepskin gloves, with the woolly insides, and they are breathable too so they will not get sweaty like normal gloves might. They have been a popular material for sheepskin gloves leather outer for thousands of years, and there is no man made material that can compete with the natural properties of real sheepskin.
Sheepskin is hygroscopic, which means that it can absorb a third of its weight in water without becoming damp, which basically means that it is naturally waterproof. It is breathable, as we have mentioned before, which means that it will keep you warm when it is cold, but cool when it is warm too. This is how it usually manages the temperature of the sheep. Sheepskin is antibacterial, so you don’t have to worry about washing them regularly as you would with other gloves, plus they are great for the diabetic. It is a by product of the meat industry, and so it is a sustainable raw material that would otherwise go to waste.
Here at Draper of Glastonbury, we have over 80 years of experience in making the finest quality real leather sheepskin gloves UK, and our factory is based in Glastonbury, Somerset where we have been making gloves since 1937. We are a family run and owned business, and our skilled workforce have worked for the company for most of their lives. We produce the finest and best warm leather gloves mens which are exported around the world. We also produce a range of beautiful sheepskin slippers.
Ladies warm leather gloves are measured by the circumference around your knuckles, in inches. Finger lengths can vary too however, so this is just a rough guide to finding your perfect fitting. Everybody’s hands are different in terms of shape and size, so it is often a case of trial and error. Our lambskin leather gloves are competitively priced, and we are able to offer this directly to our customers online only. We also have a factory shop in Glastonbury where you can find our full range of gloves available to buy plus some discounts and offers, so if you are nearby then please stop by.
So what makes our mens sheepskin lined leather gloves the best? They are handmade from start to finish by expert craftspeople, and they are cut by hand using patterns that have been developed over 80 years, and hand sewn by expert craftspeople too. We use a double stitching method which ensures that they will not come apart, and they are hand finished and hand lasted afterwards to ensure the perfect fitting.
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